This bas relief was found at the Temple of Kom Ombo and is currently not found in a museum or in a collection: it is still at the temple where it had been found. The temple of Kom Ombo is located on the right bank of the Nile River, 45 km from Aswan and 177 km from Luxor. The temple was probably built under Ptolemy Vl Philometor, in the mid-2nd century BC and the decoration in the temple wasn’t finished until a century later, under Ptolemy Xll Auletes The Temple of Kom Ombo is divided in to two sections which are devoted to two opposing gods: Sobek and Horus. Sobek, the Crocodile hybrid carrying the Was scepter represents power. In this bas relief he is seen wearing Atef crown and plumed headdress. Sobek is the god of strength and power. Sources: ancientegyptonline.co.uk/sobek.html landofpyraminds.org/sobek.htm


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